#GivingTuesday Now #MoreThanEver

Now more than ever, the National Lawyers Guild of L.A. is in the streets, often numerous times a day, fighting for the rights of protesters and challenging  police abuses. In support of Black Lives Matter, housing rights, immigrants rights, and other movements, we provide Legal Observers for their protests and defend those arrested in the […]

2020 Awards Celebration Thank You

A Heartfelt Thank you from NLG-LA 2020 Awards Celebration Committee and Chair, Patrick Dunlevy As chair of the committee that planned the Annual Awards Celebration, I wanted to take a few moments to thank you (you being our planning committee members, honorees, emcee, video speakers, pledge pitchers, musicians, technical director, video creators, phone callers, texters, […]

Resources for Arrestees

WHAT TO DO IF YOU WERE ARRESTED: If you or someone you know was arrested in LA at George Floyd Solidarity protests, please have the arrestee fill out this form to be included in our mass defense network (if they have not already done so). BAIL SUPPORT: Most people in LA are getting out of […]

Federal Class Action Lawsuit on behalf of George Floyd Solidarity Protesters

Black Lives Matter of Los Angeles (BLM-LA) and Los Angeles Community Action Network (LACAN) just filed a federal class action lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for excessive force and civil rights violations against George Floyd Solidarity protesters. The suit seeks damages, declaratory, and injunctive relief on behalf of a class of thousands […]

Ask an Attorney Hour – Know Your Rights During COVID-19

ASK QUESTIONS TO A HOUSING / TENANTS’ RIGHTS ATTORNEY! In response to community need, we’ll be hosting a weekly “Ask an Attorney” hour where tenants can ask questions to housing and workers’ rights attorneys. You can tune in Thursday’s at 5pm using the call-in information below. HERE IS A LINK to spread the word to your friends […]

You Are Invited – 2020 NLG-LA Annual Dinner!

Dear Friend of the Guild,  Due to the ongoing health crisis, this year’s NLG-LA Annual Awards Dinner will be held in a virtual format on Sunday, August 16, 2020, at 5:00pm. While we had hoped to convene in person, it looks like it will not be safe to hold large gatherings by August. The annual […]

NLG-LA 2019 Year In Review

Dear Guild Members, We hope this letter finds you well. It is time again for our annual membership renewal drive, and we are excited to update you on the Guild’s work. In the face of federal policies that oppress the most vulnerable, chip away human rights, tear apart families, offend human dignity, and threaten the […]

Announcing the 2019 NLG-LA Awards Banquet

Dear Friend of the Guild, You are cordially invited to participate in this year’s National Lawyers Guild Los Angeles (NLG-LA) Annual Awards Dinner. As NLG-LA’s biggest event of the year, the Annual Awards Dinner is a memorable celebration that brings together hundreds of attorneys, legal workers and allies to recognize our accomplishments as a community. ***CLICK […]

2019 NLG-LA Board Election!

Dear Members, It is time again for our chapter’s annual Board of Directors election. Your vote is important, as members elect the Guild’s leadership. This year, we have an immensely impressive, talented and diverse line-up of board candidates. It looks like this will also be a very large board, which will help make 2019 a […]